Former U.S. Fed CIO: ‘Don’t Waste a (Cybersecurity) Crisis’

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — When Tony Scott, former CIO for both Microsoft and The Walt Disney Co., was asked to take on the same role for the federal government — toward the tail end of President Obama’s second term — he was beyond skeptical. Lame duck presidency, politi... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Asset Protection, Streamlining the Value Chain Take Center Stage

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — The day before New Regency’s Leonardo DiCaprio film “The Revenant” hit theaters in 2015, the actor who did the stunt work as the bear in arguably the most memorable scene in the film tweeted out a behind-the-scenes photo of him in the blue visual ... More

M&E Innovation, Technology Stressed at HITS: Spring 2017

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Aaron Levie, CEO, co-founder and chairman of Box, foresaw a major shift in how people collaborate and share information, when he got his company off the ground in 2005. The importance of a digital-first mentality is tenfold today for media and entert... More

Sohonet, Cyberinc Connect on New Cybersecurity Solution

Media and entertainment connected cloud services firm Sohonet has tapped Cyberinc, a cybersecurity and access management solutions company, to offer a new, hosted solution for air-gapped Internet browsing. The deal sees Sohonet offering Cyberinc's Isla Malware Isolation as a h... More

TiVo President, CEO Carson to Retire

Thomas Carson, longtime president and CEO of TiVo and its predecessor Rovi Corp., has announced he will retire, TiVo announced May 24. Carson will remain with the company until a successor is named by TiVo’s board of directors, with the board already considering both internal a... More

LADB First Post-Production Service Certified Under ISO 22301

Los Angeles Duplication & Broadcasting (LADB) announced May 24 that it’s been certified under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22301, making it the first post-production company to be certified with the business continuity management standar... More

Fortium Technologies, Object Matrix Partner on Content Security Solutions for Improved Media Protection

Object Matrix and Fortium Technologies have launched a joint solution offering secure media management for digital content archive storage. It combines security certified solutions from each provider to offer protection of media assets throughout their lifecycle. The solution ... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Entertainment Partners Talks Security, TiVo Looks at Metadata, AI

The CISO from Entertainment Partners will share the latest tools available to secure the production office while TiVo will bring an expert on using machine learning, metadata and artificial intelligence (AI) to make the most out of catalog content, at HITS: Spring 2017, being hel... More

VirtusaPolaris CFO: Company Expects Growth Momentum to Continue Through This Year

Business consulting and IT outsourcing company VirtusaPolaris expects that the revenue growth momentum it saw in the back half of last fiscal year will continue in the current fiscal year, according to CFO Ranjan Kalia. “Our revenue outlook actually looks very strong across ... More

Pivotal: Changing the Mindset on Building Software

Think of having a new business idea in the morning, building the software to handle that product during lunch, and launching the new business before everyone clocks out for the day. San Francisco-based Pivotal doesn’t think that reality is too far off. The software and servi... More